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Raw Material Buyer

Location: North Shields

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 168451

Our client based in North Shields are looking for a Raw Materials Buyer to join them initially on a 6 month fixed term contract.

Job Role

  • This role is responsible for the operational relationship and planning of material from suppliers covering some of the companies most critical raw materials

  • The continuous supply of raw materials to all manufacturing facilities within the agreed economic scope of working capital

  • Ensure constant supply of raw materials is maintained for all manufacturing sites

  • Using the buying triggers agreed, provide Purchase Orders to suppliers on time for the correct quantities

  • Strategic management of suppliers

  • Align buying to meet the production plan

  • Coordinate deliveries to ensure materials are available

  • Coordinate transport arrangements with hauliers where needed


  • Experience of using ERP systems

  • Experience of Buying, Procurement or Purchasing

  • Experience of dealing with Import/export companies and practices

  • Co-operates and works well with others in the pursuit of team goals; shares information; supports others

  • Flexible. willing and able to adjust to changing demands and circumstances. Open to new ideas

  • Analytical and good attention to working detail

  • Pro-active

  • Resilient